Activity wards off disease


Michael Lindberg knew exactly what his diagnosis would be when he walked into a neurologist office at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon...

Poem: A Thankful Volunteer


A Thankful VolunteerWhen I retired from my job some time agoI thought my life as a teacher was done, and soI went to the Londonderry Senior Center ...

Medical residents visit homebound


I loved my grandparents. They were the heartbeat of our extended family and an incredible source of wisdom and comfort.Those who choose to work...

Make your wishes known


You should have proper estate planning documents in place to protect yourself and your assets in the event of your incapacity, and so that you can...

Acupuncture can help with aging pains


People often ask, “Why should I get acupuncture?” The simple answer is, “Why not?”The human body is interconnected, and the key to healthy aging is...

Socializing important for seniors


By now, most people have heard that remaining socially engaged as you age has important health benefits. Experts agree socializing with others...

Another calling comes along


I was in my 20th year of retirement. Life was full of such a variety of options I couldn’t find an open box on my calendar.I had been happy in my...

Carol CurrierAge: 75Hometown: ConcordWhat keeps you busy?I am co-chairwoman of the board of directors of an all-volunteer nonprofit organization...

GHSS responds to activity dearth


It was seven years ago when Pat Mathison decided something had to be done about a glaring need.After working in senior programming in Henniker...

Growing old with purpose


In 1959, when I was seven years old, the prevailing attitude toward aging was summed up in a quote attributed to French-born entertainer Maurice...

Now’s the time to see it all


The kids are moved out, working life is done, and now it’s time to get down to that bucket list – there are sights to see, exotic locales to visit...

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